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Mastering the Art of French Cooking, Volume 1

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In 1961 Julia Child, Simone Beck, and Louisette Bertholle, collaborating on the first volume of Mastering the Art of French Cooking, began a virtual ... Show synopsis

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Overall customer rating: 4.000


by cdm487 on Feb 17, 2011

New! Gave to my daughter for Christmas. My daughters watch the movie and now they want to cook their way through the book.


Enjoyable Book

by LadyVolLover on Sep 9, 2010

Having seen the Movie, "Julie and Julia", I then read Julia Child's autobiography "My Life in France". What was I to do but by THE book, "Mastering the Art of French Cooking vol I"? I don't intend to make all the recipes, but I made the first two and fell in love with Julia's style. Lots of information and the why and wherefore of what she tells you to do. I highly recommend that any cook, beginner or chef, have this book if for only the first 40 or so pages. The recipes are all bonus.


Not for beginers

by Eurocook on Oct 29, 2009

This book is definitely not for the beginner!!! You must have some experience in the kitchen.If you speak French that's just a plus.Also not for the one on a diet since almost all or most of the recipes are drenched with butter. "Everything tastes better with butter" J.C.Over all a good book, but not my favorite.

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